My strength is in numbers
As usual, it’s been a while since I wrote anything regarding the ’88 GT Performer. I had expected this process to take the whole winter, so I purposefully started early so I could spread out the acquisition process. I have been researching online for some replacement parts, since some of the originals have got a little too much rash goin’ on, or they were aftermarket parts.
Since my previous update, I’ve secured some new GT Mohawk hubs, ACS 860 brake calipers and levers, a 1st Gen. Odyssey gyro and a new decal set that I am going to try and get a custom-made one created.
I’ve still got to get a few more parts: pegs, fork standers, and I’d like to get a GT Powerdisc, but those are seemingly difficult to find in an unused condition. Oh yeah, I have to research the crank and pedals, some more.
I hope to have secured the remaining “essential” parts by the end of the year. That way, I can have them sent out for chroming and powdercoating throughout the month of January.
I made a mockup in Photoshop of what I want the end result to look like. I am excited to keep going, but I am patient.